Month: October 2014

The Diversified Precious Metals Portfolio Softens Today’s Market Smash – PMC Ounce outperforms Gold and Silver

Market Observations By Chris Blasi - Neptune Global Holdings LLC For gold and silver investors, Halloween 2014 has been a harrowing experience. Following the hawkish tone within the FOMC's earlier press release, the expected impact on the precious metals was played out in the bullion paper markets. The irony within the precious metals investment world continues, as the wholesale dumping of[...]

Stunning Amounts Of Euro, Asian, & Indian Gold Buying

Today London metals trader Andrew Maguire told King World News that there is currently stunning amounts of euro gold physical buying taking place in London. Maguire also spoke about the staggering demand for physical gold elsewhere around the world. Below is what Maguire had to say in Part I of a series of interviews. Maguire: “There is solid evidence of continued investment bar demand coming[...]

Deciphering the War Between Gold, Oil, and the US Dollar

by Frank Holmes The United States is doing better than it has in years. Jobs growth is up, unemployment is down, our manufacturing sector carries the rest of the world on its shoulders like a wounded soldier and the World Economic Forum named the U.S. the third-most competitive nation, our highest ranking since before the recession. As heretical as it sounds, there’s a downside to America’s [...]

Why We’re Poorer: Inflation And Deflation Are Now Globalized

by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, We're being hit with a double-whammy: Wages are under deflationary pressure, and almost everything else is exposed to inflationary pressure. As correspondent Mark G. observed in Globalization = Permanent Instability, it's impossible to understand inflation and deflation now except in a global context. Now that prices for commodities such as oil and[...]

BusinessWeek Wants YOU To Become A Keynesian Debt Slave

There are those, increasingly more of them, including such shocking statist luminaries as Alan Greenspan (the person more responsible for today's global depression than anyone else) and the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee, who are realizing that the old debt=growth, saving=bad, spending=prosperity and inflation=utopia economic paradigm, the one unleashed by John Maynard Keynes, is the[...]

Does This Look Like A Housing Recovery To You?

By Michael Snyder, on October 28th, 2014 We just learned that the homeownership rate in the United States has fallen to the lowest level in 19 years. But of course this is not a new trend. As you will see in this article, the homeownership rate in the United States has been in a continual decline for more than 7 years. Obviously this is not a sign of a healthy economy. Traditionally,[...]

Alan Greenspan: QE Failed To Help The Economy, The Unwind Will Be Painful, “Buy Gold”

As presented at Zero Hedge... It appears it is time for some Hillary-Clinton-esque backtracking and Liesman-esque translation of just what the former Federal Reserve Chief really meant. As The Wall Street Journal reports, the Fed chief from 1987 to 2006 says the Fed's bond-buying program fell short of its goals, and had a lot more to add. Mr. Greenspan’s comments to the Council on Foreign[...]

QE Might Be a ‘Toxic Legacy’ Poisoning America – Financial Times

By John Morgan Uneasiness is mounting about what some analysts view as a "toxic legacy" left behind by the Federal Reserve's unprecedented quantitative easing (QE) program and the towering debt it is leaving behind. When the Fed unveiled its ultra-easy monetary policies 2008, the aim was to spawn so much liquidity that investors would be willing to venture out of safe harbors and into riskier[...]

Why the Financial and Political Systems Failed – Nomi Prins

Nomi Prins calls out the policy error deluxe that has been the topic of so much commentary at Le Café over the past few years. What is perhaps most striking is that this failure is so bipartisan in a time of contentiousness. It crosses not only parties but professions, from academics to politicians. As you know I have featured several articles and videos of hers as she introduces her latest[...]

These Government Agencies Want You In 401(K)’s. And Here’s Why.

by Paul Seymour, Director of TDV Offshore I woke up this morning here in the communist-leaning Little Italy which is Buenos Aires, and was hoping to find something to write about, and what did I see? An article entitled – Treasury and IRS Encourage Use of Annuities in 401(k) Plans. That’s the kind of title that just sets me to bein’ a tad skeptical. Excuse me for being a bit jaded, but[...]

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